TABLE 1.

Characteristics of Hope Valley raw water samplesa

ParameterRangeAvg
pH7.9-8.78.3
Alkalinity (mg of CaCo3 per liter)79.5-132112
Dissolved organic carbon (mg/liter)5.7-11.77.7
Turbity (NTU)0.61-874
Color (HU)8-95.933
  • a Based on 12 months of routine monitoring. NTU, nephelometric turbidity units; HU, Hazen units.